Rotary Club of Wicomico saluted for Field 7 1/2 work

Wicomico County has officially honored the Rotary Club of Wicomico County for its donation to Field 7 ½ during a presentation last week at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex. Located between fields 7 and 8 at the athletic complex off Naylor Mill Road in north Salisbury, Field 7 ½ is designed to provide individuals […]

More bike trails approved for Naylor Mill tracts

The city-owned Naylor Mill Forest Conservation Area will get additional mountain bike trails under an agreement approved by the Salisbury City Council. The Mountain Biking Trail Complex within the forest which is maintained by the Eastern Shore chapter of International Mountain Bicycling Association, or ESIMBA, will be expanded with new trails that will extend along […]

Wicomico Rec & Parks gets ready for fall programs

Summer isn’t over just yet, but now is the time to sign up for some of our returning fall programs and events. Registration for programs is available in-person during modified hours at the Wicomico Civic Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and online at To stay up-to-date on our programs follow […]

Wicomico youth soccer programs on tap for fall

Wicomico County Recreation & Parks offers two fall youth soccer programs for boys and girls ages 3-12. Both leagues begin Sept. 5 and games are played primarily on Saturdays. Weekday games may occasionally be necessary. FUNdamental Soccer, for children ages 3-8 years old, provides a nurturing, fun environment for players to learn soccer through specialized, […]

Shorebirds forced to officially scrub 2020 season

Major League Baseball on Tuesday officially informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. That means there will not be a minor league season for the Delmarva Shorebirds. The verdict is especially bitter, as the team was set to open their 25th anniversary […]

Recreation: Virtual events will complement activities

This summer might look a bit different but Wicomico Rec & Parks is here to help you enjoy it, while following the appropriate social distancing guidelines. We are hosting virtual events and activities as well as planning modified summer camp experiences. To stay up to date on and participate in our virtual programs, follow us […]

25 years later, Arthur W. Perdue Stadium still glows

Long before an era when brand-new minor league ballparks became in vogue, the Delmarva Shorebirds built something to last. Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, which first opened its gates in 1996, is currently the fourth-oldest park in the 14-team South Atlantic League. Despite nearly a quarter-century of use, the “Big Chicken Wing” is still a favorite […]

Wicomico closes most parks, recreation areas

Wicomico County officials will close playgrounds, pavilions, tennis courts, basketball courts and pickle ball courts at county parks effective Monday, March 23. Day-use areas and trails will remain accessible during posted hours. Visitors should follow gathering and social distancing guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the Maryland Department of Public Health to […]

Recreation: Register now for Wicomico spring sports

The first day of spring is fast approaching and we can’t wait to get outside and start our spring activities. With everything from the new U14 WYBL session to Men’s Slow Pitch Softball to the Jr. Eastern Shore Golf League, both youth and adult members of the community have a chance to join in the […]

Construction begins at Wicomico County’s Field 7 ½

Construction of Field 7 ½ began this week at Wicomico County’s Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex in Salisbury. Located between existing fields 7 and 8 at the complex, Field 7 ½ is designed to provide individuals with physical or mental disabilities the opportunity to play the sport of baseball.  The field should be playable in […]